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July 2018

4 Real Reasons We Buy A Home

By |July 27th, 2018|

We often talk about why it makes financial sense to buy a home, but more often than not, the emotional reasons are the more powerful or compelling ones.

No matter what shape or size your living space is, the concept and feeling of home can mean different things to different people. Whether it’s a certain […]

Will Your Current House Fit Your Needs In Retirement?

By |July 27th, 2018|

As more and more baby boomers enter retirement age, the question of whether or not to sell their homes and move will become a hot topic. In today’s housing market climate, with low available inventory in the starter and trade-up home categories, it makes sense to evaluate your home’s ability to adapt to your […]

Will Paying Off Collection Account Improve My Credit Score?

By |July 27th, 2018|

Collection companies have done a great job over the years of convincing consumers that paying off collections will raise their credit scores. Many are actually surprised to learn that paying off collections will actually lower their credit scores.

 

Collections are usually reported on the credit as a “9” status or collection account. This means the […]

E-Books and Guides

By |July 13th, 2018|

 

 

 

 

 

 

     

Advantage Moving Checklist

By |July 5th, 2018|

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June 2018

Take our Home Ownership Readiness quiz to see where you stand!

By |June 28th, 2018|

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May 2018

Mortgage Rates are UP-Should You Refinance?

By |May 30th, 2018|

 

As interest rates move towards 5% and predicted to be in the mid 5’s by the end of the year, the opportunity to refinance to lower your interest rate is probably in the rear view mirror. But there are still some important opportunities that you might consider before rates get too high…
Have you been […]

How Can I Get the Most Money When Selling My Home?

By |May 30th, 2018|

Every homeowner wants to make sure they get the best price when selling their home. But how do you guarantee that you receive maximum value for your house? This “tactic” seems to be working out very well for many sellers: Price it a LITTLE LOW.

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
This may seem counter-intuitive. However, let’s look at this concept […]

July 2017

Your Home is Your Castle

By |July 11th, 2017|

If you are hoping to buy a home to be your castle, check the fine print to make sure that you will rule the Kingdom. Before you buy, make sure your new home is not governed by restrictions that you won’t be able to live with. A Deed Restriction, the legal name for community […]

June 2017

Time For a Fixer Upper? A Renovation Loan Could Be Right For You

By |June 13th, 2017|

In a busy housing market, it’s easy to feel discouraged when you can’t access a home in your dream neighborhood. Or perhaps you don’t have quite enough buying power to live in that top-rated school district. At Evergreen Home Loans, we know the importance of making a house a home. With that in mind, […]